"DIY Mini Etching Press - an honest-to-goodness etching press for professional printing intaglio, linoleum cut, woodcuts and all printmaking." Expensive, but gorgeous and practical. I think it would be beautiful as a decor item!
THE SMALLEST PRINTING COMPANY: The latest project of The Letterproeftuin. A mobile printing installation for small posters and books. Since Part of the International Poster and Graphic Design Festival Chaumont
Little Printer lives in your home, bringing you news, puzzles and gossip from friends. Use your smartphone to set up subscriptions and Little Printer will gather them together to create a timely, beautiful miniature newspaper.
Vacuum forming isn't as sexy as 3-D printing, but it is much more versatile. The process involves heating a thin sheet of plastic and pulling it tight around an object with a vacuum. The waffle iron-like machine can be used to make shells for RC cars, molds for decorative chocolates, and much more. Parts are produced in minutes, the plastic sheeting material it uses is cheap, and it doesn't require any arcane software. Win.